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two security guards were guarding the compound. there is a five person panel investigating the attack. loved ones preparing to final farewell to border patrol agent nicholas ivy. agents and residents paying their respects. a funeral is next yeek. he made the ultimate sacrifice to protect his country. >> you literally risk all. he was willing to do that and in the end gave his all. in the meantime fox news confirming that people have been questioned in mexico about the shooting. mexico and border patrol and f.b.i. denying reports that two people have been arrested. there is good news. the second border patrol agent now is out of the hospital.
he is a bounty on his head. a massachusetts man indicted in 2009, traveling from pistan to yemen all learning how to kill american soldiers. it is believed that the 31 year old left the united states in 2006 and may be living in syria with his wife and one child. he has duel citizenship and syrian citizenship fluent in english and arabick. remember the dark knight shooter? he is claiming his rights were violated over this mug shot. it shows him with short brown hair instead of the orange hair he had when he was arrested. it goes against a judge's order limiting pretrial publicity. they want to know how it was
leaked. it is a bit of trivia. mitt romney getting in a game of jinga before it debate. he is here in the hotel room and joined by three of his five sons. he had a barbecue sandwich and spaghetti. that is little dangerous before the debate. >> i wonder who won the game though. that is your five and five. and time now for your first weather update with janice dean who has a look at the cold front coming in the rockies. >> look at these temperatures, look at denver with 83 . move ahead to what it is now. 37. that is a 46 degrees drop. that my friends, is a cock
front. it dropped in an hour. i don't know if it had anything to do with the debates last night. that cold front will move eastward. we'll see snow, first snow of the season in the northern plains and the rockies as we head in the next 24 or 48 hours. you can see the no develop in north dakota and portions of minnesota. we could see uproads of six inches and a foot of snow and it is just the beginning of october and not even winter yet. it has been a fairly warm summer and fall up to this point. future radar shows the bulk of the snow pushing in canada. but there is cold fronts pushing eastward. ladies, look at the temperature drop. 15-20, 40 degrees difference. >> our canadian weather gal
loves it. >> not that it had anything to do with the debate. >> fair and balanced, west coast east coast focused on the weather. >> of course, we are fox. >> how did the undecided voters react. >> finally there was passion. he talked about leadership and bipartisanship. >> we'll hear from them on whether their votes changed after the debate. >> unemployment dropped in some cities. it is still bad news. we'll tell you why when we come back. ♪ ♪ hey honey. you can be my drug, my new prescription. at shell, we believe the world needs a broader mix of energies. that's why we're supplying natural gas to
5:15. this is what you missed while you were sleeping. chicago teachers approving a new contract two weeks after ending their strike. it gives them a average of a seven percent raise over three years. teachers currently make 76,000 in the chicago area. the tigers and miguel cabrera now wears the crown. [applause] he is the first triple crown winner in 45 years. royal fans giving him a standing ovation. he led with a 343 batting range. 43 home runs and rbies. way to go. time now for good news talking . this morning, we are hearing from you, the voters, frank lunt speaking with colorado
voterss and this is what they said about last night's debate. >> we are in a suburb that voted more accurately in any country in the races. how many of you thought barack obama was the winner and how many of you thought romney. 13 of these people voted for obama and two two voted for mccain. that's a big deal. why did mitt romney do so well. >> i respected his ability to speak to the issues and i thought he was on point and looked like he was well prepare i was very impressed. >> kathy? >> same thing. leadership. >> george? >> finally has passion . he was dry up to this point and he talked about leadership and bipartisanship. >> you are telling me the attributes and not the substance. was it how he performed. >> he was able to talk about
social issues and we understand his business background but hadn't heard anything substantial and that changed my mind. i heard what i needed to hear from him. >> you are a mitt romney supporter? >> absolutely. >> how many of you had not made up your mind. everybody in the room. how many of you made up your minds. that is a lot of you and that is significant. >> later in the show we'll hear from undecided voterss and see what one moment that resonated with them the most. heather? >> thank you. the outlook of the economy was a big part of the debate. and there is now stories you can debate on. private sector hiring more workers than expected. but the case of growth is not enough. joining us is lauren. >> heather, good morning to you and everybody.
tomorrow morning, we get the government's jobs report for september. we are expected 130,000 created and added. this is the number you are looking at. we found out 162,000 private jobs were added, stronger than expected. it is a good sign leading into tomorrow. keep in mind anything under 200,000 is not enough to make a dent in the unemployment picture. also in recent months two reports were consistent with each other and moved in the right direction. >> a lot of economist said we need 200,000 to 300,000 jobs a month to get back where we were before. unemployment dropped ins and that is usually a good sign. >> we told you the national unemployment fell because people dropped out of the work force entirely. here is the local picture.
unemployment fell in 90 percent of large cities in the country in the month of august. that's the most in four months. it is dropping because of folks are dropping out of actively looking for work. >> what about the new economic poll. >> in the debate. most people agree mitt romney has the economic edge. 49 percet said romney is better able to handle the economy and 45 percent said obama is. we'll have to wait and see after the debate and most people thought romney did well. >> thank you so. it is now 20 minutes after the hour and we talked about this one a lot. absentee ballots are cast in the states. could the unprotected surge in early voting lead to voters fraud. >> why you may want to hold
♪ >> 23 after the top of the hour. this is quick headlines for you. another california city on the verge of declaring bankruptcy. the city council kedid claring fiscal emergency because of a 3 million budget gap. the city handed out 38 pink slips. stockton was the first city to declare bankruptcy and the largest city in the nation to
do so. listen up before you do your next load of laundry. ge is recalling front load washing machines because the basket could separate and cause injuries. the model affected were sold in gold, red and white colors from july 2008, to august 2011. heather? >> thank you so much. 24 minutes after the hour now. more and more americans are voting without going to the polls. but the trend is causing concern about voters fraud. eric shawn has more. >> absentee ballots and mailing in your vote are a way for your voice to be heard. 90 million voters in the election 14 million and 50 percent of the electorate used
absentee ballots. new jersey expects 40,000 absentee ballots and joe hogan the county clerk said there is a rigorous official that requires officials to insure the integrity of absentee ballots. our people get the information and verification and the ballot is sent out in a complete packet with instructions . that ballot is returned to the board of election that counts and does another verification process to make sure it is the process. >> it is locked in a 24 hour guarded room. some places count on election day. some veterans say absentee ballots are the easy way to commit voters fraud. board of election people are overwhelmed in the time of an election. they sometimes don't have the
time to compare the signature of the application to the file and when that occurs it is illegal. >> in new york, there was fake absentee ballots and in arkansas ballots for an opposing cand date were ripped up and thrown away. there is voters email@example.com, that is the address. >> our debate coverage continues with highlights and a fair and balanced debate on who really won last night. and a new book reveals that president obama would rather have seen osama bin laden taken alive. we'll explain the reason why up next. >> first on this day in history back in 1969, since i met you baby, by sonny james the number one country song.
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supporters and a lot of democrats this morning coming out winging, agreeing that mitt romney came out swing really connected a few blows against president obama. we have a look back. >> yeah, we were all up last night and many calling it a game changer for the presidential election . president obama and mitt romney taking the stage for rown one of the debate series, this one in denver . they tried to appeal to middle class voters likely to decide who will win the states. >> governor romney's proposal he promoted 18 months calls for a five trillion dollar tax cuts on top of two trillion in spending for our military. he is saying that he is going to pay for it by closing loop holes and deductions. the problem is, he's been
asked over hundred times how you close the deductions and loop holes and he hasn't been able to identify them. >> romney firing back that everything president obama said was not accurate and the republican nom no took the president to task for the nation's struggling economy. and piggy backing on the vipe- vice-president comment. >> the people who are having a problem is the middle class americans. they are being crushed. middle income americans have seen their income come down. i call it the economy tax. it has been crushing. >> the cand dates will meet again on october caneth for debate number two. and up first, the only vice-president debate between the respect and paul ryan.
>> that's the one we all want to see. thank you so much. >> the president and mitt romney not veering from their messages and taking every chance they could to hit one another on the policies. >> i know that you and your running mate is saying that and it is popular thing to say but it is not the case. i got five boys and i am used to people saying something that is not always true but keeping on repeating it and hoping i will believe it. that's not the case. i will not reduce taxes paid by high income americans. >> the fact is, if you low are the rates the way you describe, governor, it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loop holes that only affect high income individuals to avoid raising the deficit or burdening the middle class. it is math. it is arithmetic. >> don't forget you put 90 billion, 50 yearrs worth of
breaks in solar and wind to solyndra, and fis car and i have a friend who said you don't just pick the winners and losers, you pick the losers, this is not the kind of policy you want to have. >> bill clinton tried the approach i am talking about. we created 23 million new job went from ficit to surplus and businesses did very well. so, in some ways we have data on which approach is more likely to create jobs and opportunities for americans and i believe that the economy works best when middle class families are getting tax breaks so they have money in l pockets and those of us who did extraordinarily well because of the magnificent country we are living in. >> so what came out on top after last night's showdown? we'll ask obama delegate brian benjamin and fox news
contractor angela mccowan. >> thank you. >> it was a long night. angela who won and why? >> of course romney did. people want substance and solution and not glorified speeches. obama is good at that and he didn't have the teleprompter and he had to defend what he did. and sometimes he was babbling on and you coon understand -- couldn't understand him. romney stayed on point. he has to perform well in the next debate. >> before we get to the next debate. brian who do you think won last night? >> i think romney won stylically. romm rom made the point he will not raise the taxes on the wealthy. that is false. he talked about lowering the rates for top income folks and
corporate rate. one of the things i was saying earlier, i called my aunt. wait a minute, i knew romney was going to privatize medicare and they are leaving that out. if you are issue oriented when you hear romney say i am going to voucherize medicare you are concerned. >> it is not just about medicare, benjamin. he said he will not raise taxes. he will cut spending and cutting spending you take those dollars to decrease taxes. small businesses have been taxed enough. the reason why we have the tea party, we are taxed enough already . the bottom line, obama came up with great friends but 47 million people are on food stampings. >> you seem to disagree with a lot of pundits who said obama didn't do his best last night.
romney won hands down. body language alone. if you looked at the debate. president obama looked down a lot. and looking at his notes. what about the body language. >> i thought body language. styliically romm rom was the winner. no one disputes that. but the substance issues, when you look at the fact that mitt romney got out there and said, he's not going to voucher -- he will medicare and cut taxes. what i find interesting is that mitt romney has been all over the place in what he. >> no, he hasn't. >> you can't trust him. just yesterday he said something else. when it comes down to it. they are issues that are challenging. >> for obama to go back to the bill clinton days. bill clinton worked with republicanns, president obama has not. >> he tried to work with
republicans. >> one more question i want to ask you both. >> sure. >> what about the undecided vores? that is what they aimed for. who won the undecided vote. >> mitt romney did. independents are result oriented and mitt romney said this is how it worked in the past and going to be done. >> i think independents are undecided if they had the second and third debate to see. i am not convinced on that. it is a month left and we have a long time to go. >> the two will meet again. and as the vice-president's meet up on october 11th. thank you for joining us this morning. >> it was a good debate. >> it is time for five at 5:38. how would mitt romney want the world to view america if he elected president of the united states. we may get a good idea next
week. romney will give a major foreign policy speech . he will give the address in virginia. romney is critical of the president's foreign policy . he will focus on the terror attack in benghazi. a lot of folks critized the obama administration about how it respond changed stories. president obama considered putting bin laden on trial. president obama planned to hold a criminal trial in federal court if bin laden was captured and not killed in the daring navy seal raid . he apparently felt due process and rule of law would be the best weapon against al-qaida and contradicts many advisors opposed the raid. >> it is back to the bargaining table and american airlines resuming the stalled negotiations with the pilot's
union. >> we had seats come loose. it is a hazard later in flight. >> yeah, it could have been messy there. >> yesterday a plane's landing gear, warning lights jammed after taking off from dallas. the plane headed to st. louis and had to make an emergency landing in texas. no one was hurt. >> $127,000 worth of jewelry swiped from the new york city brownstone of actress julianne moore. prices were lifted when construction was done. she was out of town and filming a movie in canada. there was no security cam in the building. so far investigators have not turned up evidence . >> before the gloves came off.
president obama opened the debate on a softern note and wishing his wife happy anniversary. >> 20 years ago i became the luckiest man on earth because michele obama happy verzano . i want to wish you sweetie and happy anniversary and a year from now woo will not celebrate it in front of 40 millionn people. >> congratulations to you mr. president on your anniversary, i am sure that was the most romantic place to spend, with me. congratulations . >> what a date. that is your 5 at 5:30. >> before you leave the house this morning, it is time for the first degree update on janice dean who has more on the winter storm in the midwest. >> absolutely. we talked earlier. yesterday 83 in denver and right now it is 377. it is a 46 degrees temperature drop. we have a cold front heading
in. and we have a front bringing inclement weather in the eastern sea board . we have a lot of fog and heavy showers along the front throughout the day today. call ahead if you are headed to the airport. this is a winter storm bringing 6, even a foot of snow in the portions of the northern plains to the midwest. winter storm warnings in affect. just the first week of october. look at the 24-hour temperature changes, you can see the cold front moving eastward. 15 degrees temperature difference and that is on the way midwest and to the northeast this weekend. >> janice dean, thank you so much. coming up. undecided votersses are a key to the presidential race this year. what is the one thing that resonated with the voters last night? we have a focus groupp and
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♪ good morning to you. it is 14 minutes before the hour and we'll span the globe to see what stories are making headline overseas. overseas, turkey is firing warning shots at syria for a second day in a row. this comes after a shell fired from inside syria landed on a home in turkey, killing five people. syria later offered condollences. turkey's prime minister said the country has no intention of declaring war on syria.
in iran hundreds of angry protestors marching in tehran chanting anti-government slogans. they are upset that the currency is losing the value. at one point riot police used tear gas. iranian ahmadinejad claims that the current sanctions is creating a crisis in his country. heather? >> time for who is talking . we have reaction from undecided voters. frank lunt spoke with focus groups and here's reaction. >> let's take a look at what our undecided said was highlights of the debate. >> as president i will sit down on day one. the day after election i will sit down with democrat and republican leaders. the reason i am in the race, people are hurting in this country and the deficit could crushh the future generation and what is happening in the
middle east and developments around the world is a real concern and republicans and democrats both love america, but we need to have leadership. leadership in washington to bring people together and get the job done and could not care a less it is republican or democrat. i have done it before and i will do it again. >> you agree with that. >> yes. what was so powerful for you listening to the debate. >> the fact that he will bring people together and work with both asked and come to an agreement and move forward. >> and frank lunt will be live on "fox and friends" at 6:45 with more focus group reaction to president obama and mitt romney's performance last night. >> good stuff there. >> he paid what the dealer quoted him, how did one guy end up in police custody after buying an suv? >> what did you think of last
night's debate. your e-mails next. and now brin - on brian kilmeade what is coming up next. >> we'll have instant analysis on that and find out if romney has the momentum . talk with anne coulter and larry the cableguy. and esteemed expert that wears overalls on ouritate . senator john mccain who knows what it is like. my tie is crooked. thanks for telling me. i know how obama debated in 08. how much is he like that in 2012. three hours, jam packed. don't go away. ♪ growing up in a family that salutes the american flag every day fills up with national pride. i am grateful for the opportunity to serve. that's why i am proud to be an
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jetblue's election contest. they are giving over 1,000 round trip flights. >> last night president obama and mitt romney went head-to-head in denver. what did you think of the last night's debate. >> by far the best part was the question about the role of the federal government? i had to watch it several times as it was so moving, romney nailed it. >> slam dunk. governor romney looked at the president and told him why his policies did not work. mitt came across excite experienced. >> thank you, and keep your comments coming. it is six minutes before the hour and a driver with a host of violation coming up with a unique way to get out of the ticket. >> can you figure out the word of the day? stick aroundd -- around for the answer, coming up next. ♪
accidentally tells a man an suv for $5600 less than the asking price. he refused to sign a new contract he was arrested for stealing. the president of the dealership offered him a car. too late. the guy filed two lawsuits. the ugly. a guy swerved and crashed in order to avoid hitting an elephant. the police found no signs was an elephant. he was arrested for driving under the influence. it is his 7th offense. >> it's time now to get scrambled up and steve doocy is here to help us out. can you guess the word of the day. >> it is the word of the day and not the scrambled word. >> steve: let me see, what is that gretchen? >> gretchen: i h